The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 233 294 321
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +27
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.046% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.098% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £43,000 £33,250 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.32% -43.64%
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.00%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2764 4093 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.53% 46.79% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 3413 4290
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) iManage

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) iManage
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft